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Police Legal Bureau

9105 Northwest 25th Street
Doral, FL 33172-1500 USA
Phone:   305-471-2550
Fax: 305-471-2551  
Commander: Janet Lewis

The Police Legal Bureau (PLB) provides in-house legal counsel to the Director and the Department. The Bureau ensures that the Department stays advised of current legal issues, statutory changes and case law of particular significance to law enforcement; prosecutes state civil forfeiture actions and administers the federal asset forfeiture program; reviews discipline documents and internal investigations, assists in the drafting, lobbying and passage of new laws and legislative amendments that promote law enforcement objectives; provides legal review regarding, and legislatively administers via the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners, Memoranda of Understanding, Mutual Aid Agreements and other contracts with its law enforcement partner agencies and jurisdictions as well as with private entities; provides training to the Department; provides written and oral legal opinions; publishes Legal Notes and Legal Bulletins regarding important statutory revisions and court decisions; coordinates discovery and other civil litigation related matters with the County Attorney’s Office; manages the Department’s Diversion and Community Service Program; prosecutes all of the Department’s civil citations; manages the Nuisance Abatement Unit; and edits the Florida Law Enforcement Handbook.

Nuisance Abatement

Diversion and Community Service



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